Sunday, November 01, 2015

Week 6 TV Ratings and Analysis; How the Sitcoms Did

2015-16 Week 6 TV Ratings (first four nights Mon-Thu): 

Households: #1. CBS 7.55/13 rating/share (+4% in rating from first four nights week 5); #2. Fox  6.19/10 (+106%); #3. NBC 4.61/8 (-1%); #4. ABC 4.21/7 (-10%); #5. The CW 1.04/2 (+1%).
Total Viewers: #1. CBS 12.101 million (+4% from first four nights week 5); #2. Fox 10.243 million (+115%); #3. NBC 7.277 million (-1%); #4. ABC 6.487 million (-9%); #5. The CW 1.687 million (+8%).
Adults 18-49: #1. CBS 2.91/9 rating/share (+8% in rating from first four nights week 5); #2. Fox 2.90/9 (+88%); #3. NBC 1.76/6 (even); #4. ABC 1.59/5 (-11%); #5. The CW 0.65/2 (+7%).

We have previous week's final ratings, Week 5 (10/19/15-10/25/15, LIVE+SD). NBC won the week in A18-49, thanks to Sunday Night Football, as NBC did a 2.26 rating.  CBS was #2 with a 1.93 rating. Fox jumped to #3 with a 1.66 rating, while ABC was #4 with a 1.61 rating.  Among total viewers, CBS was #1 with 9.781 million, with NBC #2 at 8.156 million.  ABC was #3 with 6.359 million and Fox at #4 with 4.935 million.

For season to-date (9/21/15-10/29/15, LIVE+SD), NBC is #1 in A18-49 with a 2.37 rating, followed by CBS at #2 with a 2.22 rating. Fox jumped to #3 with a 1.69 rating and ABC at #4 with a 1.62 rating. Among total viewers it is CBS #1 at 10.510 million, followed by NBC at #2 with 8.372 million, ABC #3 with 6.446 million and Fox #4 with 5.120 million.

Back to week 6 (Oct. 26-Nov. 1), read our full night-by-night analysis followed by how the sitcoms did! GREAT showings are in BOLD. If they are in bold in both total viewers and 18-49, then it is very impressive:


Week 6 (Oct. 26-Nov. 1) Analysis















Last Sunday (Oct. 25)(Week 5)This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
60 MinutesCBS7:00PM10,705,00013,788,000 (3,083,000)1.292.36 (1.07)
America's Funniest VideosABC7:00PM5,338,0004,995,000 343,000 1.060.83 0.23
The GrinderFox7:25PM
3,014,000 (3,014,000)
1.09 (1.09)
Football Night in AmericaNBC7:30PM6,494,0003,647,000 2,847,000 2.331.09 1.24
The OTFox7:30PM12,120,0002,639,000 9,481,000 4.211.13 3.08 vs. Simpsons(R)
Madam SecretaryCBS8:00PM10,812,0009,606,000 1,206,000 1.251.15 0.10
Once Upon a TimeABC8:00PM5,122,0004,922,000 200,000 1.631.61 0.02
Football Night in AmericaNBC8:00PM12,506,00012,013,000 493,000 4.434.25 0.18
The SimpsonsFox8:00PM6,754,0003,687,000 3,067,000 2.791.66 1.13
Sunday Night FootballNBC8:30PM20,612,00022,816,000 (2,204,000)7.608.23 (0.63)831-1139P
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PM4,382,0002,568,000 1,814,000 2.021.22 0.80
The Good WifeCBS9:00PM8,819,0008,089,000 730,000 1.061.08 (0.02)
Blood & OilABC9:00PM3,768,0003,495,000 273,000 0.920.85 0.07
Family GuyFox9:00PM3,851,0002,092,000 1,759,000 1.820.99 0.83 vs. Bob's
Last Man on EarthFox9:30PM3,417,0002,289,000 1,128,000 1.471.03 0.44
CSI: CyberCBS10:00PM6,542,0005,208,000 1,334,000 0.850.74 0.11
QuanticoABC10:00PM5,105,0005,299,000 (194,000)1.491.61 (0.12)
DatelineNBC10:00PM

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Monday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PM16,324,00014,684,000 1,640,000 4.353.85 0.50
Dancing w/the StarsABC8:00PM11,863,00012,498,000 (635,000)1.801.93 (0.13)8-10P
The VoiceNBC8:00PM11,877,00011,400,000 477,000 3.113.04 0.07 8-10P
GothamFox8:00PM4,324,0004,186,000 138,000 1.481.33 0.15
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM666,000791,000 (125,000)0.200.27 (0.07)
SupergirlCBS8:30PM12,955,000
12,955,000 3.15
3.15 PREMIERE
Life in PiecesCBS8:30PM
8,467,000 (8,467,000)
2.08 (2.08)
Minority ReportFox9:00PM1,918,0001,821,000 97,000 0.600.58 0.02
Jane the VirginCW9:00PM942,000836,000 106,000 0.320.35 (0.03)
ScorpionCBS9:30PM9,692,0009,460,000 232,000 1.901.80 0.10 930-11P vs 9-10P
NCIS LACBS10:00PM
8,767,000 (8,767,000)
1.33 (1.33)
CastleABC10:00PM4,471,0006,670,000 (2,199,000)0.781.08 (0.30)REPEAT
BlindspotNBC10:00PM7,906,0007,817,000 89,000 2.152.12 0.03










Tuesday

This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
NCISCBS8:00PM16,815,00017,215,000 (400,000)2.132.20 (0.07)
The MuppetsABC8:00PM4,333,0005,983,000 (1,650,000)1.431.98 (0.55)vs. Charlie Brown
Best Time Ever/NPHNBC8:00PM4,177,0004,811,000 (634,000)1.061.23 (0.17)
MLB World Series Gm1Fox8:00PM14,944,000
14,944,000 4.64
4.64 804-102A
GrandfatheredFox8:00PM
3,329,000 (3,329,000)
1.03 (1.03)
The FlashCW8:00PM3,426,0003,469,000 (43,000)1.391.39 -
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PM4,066,0005,020,000 (954,000)1.471.62 (0.15)vs. Toy Story Terror
The GrinderFox8:30PM
2,864,000 (2,864,000)
0.93 (0.93)
NCIS: New OrleansCBS9:00PM13,057,00012,986,000 71,000 1.621.61 0.01
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.ABC9:00PM3,806,0003,846,000 (40,000)1.451.48 (0.03)
The VoiceNBC9:00PM10,225,00011,280,000 (1,055,000)2.592.72 (0.13)
Scream QueensFox9:00PM
2,588,000 (2,588,000)
0.97 (0.97)
iZombieCW9:00PM1,471,0001,285,000 186,000 0.560.46 0.10
LimitlessCBS10:00PM7,453,0007,895,000 (442,000)1.411.35 0.06
Wicked CityABC10:00PM3,281,0002,549,000 732,000 0.880.79 0.09 PREMIERE vs. Shark Tank (R)
Chicago FireNBC10:00PM7,803,0007,637,000 166,000 1.921.64 0.28










Wednesday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
SurvivorCBS8:00PM8,484,0009,103,000 (619,000)2.062.13 (0.07)
The MiddleABC8:00PM7,434,0007,084,000 350,000 1.981.94 0.04
The Mysteries of LauraNBC8:00PM6,349,0006,809,000 (460,000)1.031.08 (0.05)
MLB World Series Gm2Fox8:00PM13,722,000
13,722,000 3.87
3.87 804-1103P
RosewoodFox8:00PM
5,266,000 (5,266,000)
1.56 (1.56)
ArrowCW8:00PM2,643,0002,402,000 241,000 0.940.89 0.05
The GoldbergsABC8:30PM6,877,0006,480,000 397,000 2.162.14 0.02
Criminal MindsCBS9:00PM7,642,0008,470,000 (828,000)1.601.63 (0.03)
Modern FamilyABC9:00PM6,393,0007,799,000 (1,406,000)1.862.73 (0.87)REPEAT
Chicago P.D.NBC9:00PM6,136,000
6,136,000 1.48
1.48 9-11P
Law & Order: SVUNBC9:00PM
6,325,000 (6,325,000)
1.50 (1.50)
EmpireFox9:00PM
12,281,000 (12,281,000)
4.85 (4.85)
SupernaturalCW9:00PM2,039,0001,589,000 450,000 0.810.62 0.19
black-ishABC9:30PM6,181,0005,793,000 388,000 1.871.77 0.10
Code BlackCBS10:00PM5,958,0007,129,000 (1,171,000)1.101.24 (0.14)
NashvilleABC10:00PM4,178,0004,474,000 (296,000)1.111.06 0.05
Chicago P.D.NBC10:00PM
6,237,000 (6,237,000)
1.39 (1.39)










Thursday
This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
CBS NFL KickCBS8:00PM11,104,00010,272,000 832,000 3.353.28 0.07
Pumpkin Charlie BrownABC8:00PM6,543,0008,964,000 (2,421,000)1.722.41 (0.69)vs. Grey's
Heroes RebornNBC8:00PM3,946,0003,804,000 142,000 1.051.12 (0.07)
BonesFox8:00PM6,572,0006,065,000 507,000 1.311.19 0.12
The Vampire DiariesCW8:00PM1,237,0001,195,000 42,000 0.570.51 0.06
CBS Thursday NFLCBS8:30PM17,527,00017,117,000 410,000 6.035.86 0.17 826-1121P
ScandalABC9:00PM7,802,0008,281,000 (479,000)2.312.46 (0.15)
BlacklistNBC9:00PM7,029,0006,679,000 350,000 1.471.43 0.04
Sleepy HollowFox9:00PM4,572,0002,893,000 1,679,000 1.100.85 0.25
The OriginalsCW9:00PM1,068,000953,000 115,000 0.390.40 (0.01)
ElementaryCBS10:00PM

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How To Get Away W/MurderABC10:00PM6,272,0006,951,000 (679,000)1.812.06 (0.25)
The PlayerNBC10:00PM3,867,0004,154,000 (287,000)0.720.80 (0.08)










Friday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
The Amazing RaceCBS8:00PM6,096,0005,944,000 152,000 1.201.18 0.02
Last Man StandingABC8:00PM6,841,0007,169,000 (328,000)1.201.24 (0.04)
UndateableNBC8:00PM2,652,0002,577,000 75,000 0.700.68 0.02
MLB World Series Gm3Fox8:00PM12,508,000
12,508,000 3.10
3.10 8-11P
GothamFox8:00PM
1,643,000 (1,643,000)
0.49 (0.49)
Crazy Ex-GirlfriendCW8:00PM787,000901,000 (114,000)0.200.23 (0.03)REPEAT vs. Reign
Dr. KenABC8:30PM5,783,0005,974,000 (191,000)1.201.19 0.01
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PM2,326,0002,244,000 82,000 0.700.58 0.12
Hawaii Five-0CBS9:00PM8,128,0008,595,000 (467,000)1.101.02 0.08
Shark TankABC9:00PM6,085,0006,360,000 (275,000)1.401.53 (0.13)
GrimmNBC9:00PM3,967,000
3,967,000 1.10
1.10 PREMIERE
DatelineNBC9:00PM
4,645,000 (4,645,000)
0.95 (0.95)
RosewoodFox9:00PM
1,208,000 (1,208,000)
0.31 (0.31)
America's Next Top ModelCW9:00PM939,000727,000 212,000 0.200.26 (0.06)
Blue BloodsCBS10:00PM9,540,00010,417,000 (877,000)1.101.18 (0.08)
20/20ABC10:00PM8,158,0005,171,000 2,987,000 1.701.19 0.51
DatelineNBC10:00PM3,314,000
3,314,000 0.80
0.80










Saturday(PRELIMINARY #s) This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-This WkPrev WeekWk-to-Wk +/-
TitleNetworkTimeTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes
Crimetime SaturdayCBS8:00PM3,440,0004,316,000 (876,000)0.600.65 (0.05)REPEAT
Saturday Night FootballABC8:00PM5,390,0005,290,000 100,000 1.501.61 (0.11)8-11P
Dateline MysteryNBC8:00PM3,930,0005,055,000 (1,125,000)0.600.80 (0.20)8-10P
MLB World Series Gm4Fox8:00PM12,170,0003,344,000 8,826,000 3.101.04 2.06 vs. College Football
48 Hours MysteryCBS9:00PM2,710,0003,246,000 (536,000)0.500.58 (0.08)REPEAT vs. Crimetime
48 Hours MysteryCBS10:00PM4,350,0005,607,000 (1,257,000)0.700.96 (0.26)
SNL(R) NBC10:00PM3,050,0002,881,000 169,000 0.700.72 (0.02)REPEAT


Sitcoms in green did excellent for the week, while yellow indicates OK showings and red is not good! This is sorted by adults 18-49:


Week 6 (Oct. 26-Nov. 1) How the Sitcoms Did
(Sun comedies are previous week and Fri/Sat are prelim ratings)
Sorted by 18-49 Rtg
TitleNetworkTimeDayTotal Viewers18-49 RtgNotes







The Big Bang TheoryCBS8:00PMMon16,324,0004.35
The SimpsonsFox8:00PMSun6,754,0002.79
The GoldbergsABC8:30PMWed6,877,0002.16
Brooklyn Nine-NineFox8:30PMSun4,382,0002.02
The MiddleABC8:00PMWed7,434,0001.98
black-ishABC9:30PMWed6,181,0001.87
Modern FamilyABC9:00PMWed6,393,0001.86REPEAT
Family GuyFox9:00PMSun3,851,0001.82
The Last Man on EarthFox9:30PMSun3,417,0001.47
Fresh off the BoatABC8:30PMTue4,066,0001.47
The MuppetsABC8:00PMTue4,333,0001.43
Dr. KenABC8:30PMFri5,783,0001.2
Last Man StandingABC8:00PMFri6,841,0001.2
UndatelableNBC8:00PMFri2,652,0000.7
Truth Be ToldNBC8:30PMFri2,326,0000.7
Life In PiecesCBS8:30PMThu

preempted
The SimpsonsFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The GrinderFox7:00PMSun

preempted
GrandfatheredFox8:00PMTue

preempted
Bob's BurgersFox7:30PMSun

preempted
The GrinderFox8:30PMTue

preempted
The GrinderFox8:30PMSat

preempted
GrandfatheredFox8:00PMSat

preempted
Significant MotherCW9:30PMMon

completed
2 Broke GirlsCBS9:30PMThu


Mike & MollyCBS8:30PMMon


The Odd CoupleCBS8:30PMThu


MomCBS9:00PMThu


Angel from HellCBS9:30PMThu


Uncle BuckABC8:30PMFri


BordertownFox9:30PMSun


New GirlFox9:00PMTue


The Guide to Surviving LifeFox9:30PMTue


GalavantABC8:00PMSun



SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, September 22

none scheduled

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 16)

Friday, September 20

  • Chelsea Handler (Are You There, Chelsea?) - Watch Chelsea on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Diallo Riddle (Marlon) - Diallo appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Josh Gad (The Comedians/1600 Penn/Back to You) - Josh visits The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Michaela Watkins (The Unicorn/Casual/Trophy Wife) - Michaela is a guest on a repeat of The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee appears on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Dove Cameron (Liv and Maddie) - Dove stops by The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Wanda Sykes (The New Adventures of Old Christine/Wanda at Large) - Wanda drops by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish/Girlfriends) - Tracee appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Mark-Paul Gosselaar (mixed-ish/Truth Be Told/Saved by the Bell) and Tika Sumpter (mixed-ish/The Game) - Mark-Paul and Tika talk about mixed-ish on Tamron Hall (check your local listings) and on the BUILD Series at 3pm. Mark-Paul will also be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds) - Mary-Louise talks about Weeds on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.
  • Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood/The Soul Man/The Steve Harvey Show) - Cedric talks about The Neighborhood on ABC's Strahan, Sara & Keke at 1pm.
  • Glenn Howerton (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia/A.P. Bio/That '80s Show) - Glenn talks about It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • John Michael Higgins (Great News/Happily Divorced/Kath & Kim) - John is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Iain Armitage (Young Sheldon) - Ian talks about Young Sheldon and his role in HBO's Big Little Lies on the BUILD Series at 4pm.
  • Donald Faison (Scrubs/The Exes) - Donald talks about Emergence on the the BUILD Series at 5pm.


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07/08 - Man with a Plan - Season Two
07/09 - Broad City - Season 5
07/09 - Broad City - The Complete Series
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07/16 - Eight Is Enough - The Complete First Season
07/17 - The Practice (1976) - The Complete Series (WBShop.com)
07/23 - Brockmire - The Complete First Season
07/23 - What I Like About You - The Complete First Season
07/30 - The Good Place - The Complete Third Season
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08/06 - Caroline in the City - The Fourth Season
08/13 - I Love Lucy - Colorized Collection
08/13 - Leave it to Beaver - Seasons One and Two
08/20 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Six
08/27 - Baskets - The Complete Season Four
08/27 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Thirteenth Season
09/03 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 9th Season
09/03 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete Fifth Season
09/03 - The Goldbergs - The Complete Sixth Season
09/03 - Single Parents - The Complete Season One
09/03 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Second Season
09/04 - What We Do in the Shadows - The Complete First Season
09/10 - American Dad! - Volume 14
09/10 - The Jetsons - The Complete Original Series (Blu-ray) (WBShop.com)
09/11 - My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume One
09/11 - My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume Two
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